WELDON BURGE

Publisher/Full-Time Editor/Freelance Writer

BROKEN: STORIES OF DAMAGED PSYCHES

This is a collection of five of my horror/suspense stories, culled from my years of writing for and submitting fiction to a variety of publications. My goal was to present a sampling of my work, and I followed each story with a brief history of its creation. The stories include:

SIZZLE -- A philandering doctor meets a hill man who wants the "sizzle" cut out of his brain

ANOTHER HIGHWAY FATALITY -- A college girl, driving alone late at night during a heavy storm, is stalked by a car with a missing headlight

WHITE HELL, WISCONSIN -- A snow plow driver, plowing back roads in rural Wisconsin during a blizzard, fights for his life against elusive assailants

PERMANENT DETENTION -- A stressed-out teenager believes his History teacher is actually one of the living dead

BLUE EYE BURN -- A Vietnam veteran is haunted by a terrifying incident involving a young Vietnamese girl



REVIEWS

"This collection of short stories from Weldon Burge was exceptional. Besides his fine-tuned voice and sharp writing, the stories are all suspenseful, scary, and unique, despite the common thread of the theme. His ability to create visuals and evoke emotions with few words is amazing. There's nothing unnecessary in Burge's stories ... the prose is whittled down and crystal clear. ... This compilation is highly recommended for anyone who loves short stories, horror on any level, or just plain great writing." -- Sydney Leigh

"I devoured these stories on one sitting and enjoyed every single one immensely. ... I found a couple of the stories, while still scary, conveyed the writer's tongue in cheek approach to horror. A refreshing collection of stories. I look forward to reading more from Weldon Burge." -- Cathy Hudson

"The stories leave the readers asking questions about society, violence, madness, and how or if any of the stories could have ended differently. They are tales from the insanity of real life. Each of the characters could be the person next to you at the bus stop or in the cubicle across the corridor." -- Drake Morgan, Horror Novel Reviews

"I have nothing but respect for Weldon Burge's stories. He carries a quiet, commanding voice in his writing and might teach us something about our own lives, our own hopes and dreams and fears. Download and read the book. It's time to face yours. All of us are a little broken." -- Bruce J. Blanchard

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